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Department Chair Mark Blumberg named 2023 UI Distinguished Chair

Monday, June 26, 2023
Mark Blumberg, F. Wendell Mill Professor and chair in the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, has been named as a recipient of the 2023 University of Iowa Distinguished Chair.
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Jodie Plumert appointed Russell B. Day and Florence D. Day Chair

Monday, June 26, 2023
Professor Jodie Plumert, and Starch Faculty fellow in the University of Iowa’s Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences, has been appointed as the Russell B. Day and Florence D. Day Chair in Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Professors Radley and LaLumiere awarded a five-year $2.3 million grant from NIMH

Thursday, June 8, 2023
Congratulations to Professors Jason Radley and Ryan LaLumiere, who were recently awarded a five-year $2.3 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health.
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LaLumiere named 2022-2023 Graduate College Outstanding Faculty Mentor

Wednesday, May 10, 2023
Professor Ryan LaLumiere was recently awarded the 2022-2023 Graduate College Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award.
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Professor Ryan LaLumiere named 2023-2025 CLAS Collegiate Scholar

Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Professor Ryan LaLumiere was recently named a 2023-2025 Collegiate Scholar in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The award is for two consecutive fiscal years and includes a one-time $2000 discretionary fund that can be used for professional reasons that are within University restrictions.
Jan Wessel

Wessel awarded Iowa Mid-Career Faculty Scholar Award

Thursday, April 27, 2023
Professor Jan Wessel was one of four University of Iowa faculty members selected as a recipient of the Iowa Mid-Career Faculty Scholar Award for 2023.
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UI student Ashley Lie-Atjam awarded Fulbright to Amsterdam

Monday, April 3, 2023
Ashley Lie-Atjam, who will receive a BS in neuroscience from the University of Iowa in May 2023, is the winner of a Graduate Study Fulbright/Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Award for 2023-24. 
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PBS faculty provide psychosis intervention services to UI students, community through research project

Thursday, March 30, 2023
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences assistant professors Amanda McCleery and Bengi Baran, trained respectively in clinical psychology and neuroscience, have launched a program to help anyone in the University of Iowa community experiencing negative mental health symptoms.
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Boyd-Rogers named 2023 Outstanding Teaching Assistant

Monday, March 27, 2023
Graduate student Caroline Boyd-Rogers was given the Council on Teaching's 2023 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award.

Professors Radley and LaLumiere awarded a five-year $3.2 million grant from NIMH

Monday, February 27, 2023
Congratulations to Professors Jason Radley and Ryan LaLumiere, who were recently awarded a five-year $3.2 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health for their project entitled “Neural circuits and mechanisms underlying active and passive stress coping."